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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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KATVRS42 Investment Management in Insurance Institutions 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Insurance and Risk Management
Person in charge
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2015–2016 X
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2012 – 2015


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, participants will know the core elements of the investment managements and regulations of insurance companies. They will be familiar with the necessity and the instruments of an asset/liability-management and they will be able to apply the basic methods to analyze and manage the most important investments.


Subject of the course will be the basics of the legal investment framework of (European and Finnish) insurance companies, of asset/liability-management and of the management of investment risks of insurance companies. Topics included Portfolio theory, asset pricing models, market efficiency, valuation of stocks and bonds, derivative instruments, portfolio management and investor behavior.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Lectures and exercises 24 hours.

Teaching language

English, Finnish

Most of lectures will organized in English for Finnish and exchange students. In addition, some lectures related to Finnish law will organized only in Finnish. See Teaching Schedules for more details.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Lectures, written exam and exercises  Participation in course work 
In Finnish

Lectures, exercises and written exam.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane, Alan Marcus: Investments, McGraw-Hill Education; 2013

2. Other assigned material.

Belongs to following study modules

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Obligatory studies (Insurance)
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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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